Kevin J. Ripa, is the owner of Computer Evidence Recovery, Inc, and Past President of the Alberta Association of Private Investigators. He is a former member, in various capacities, of the Department of National Defence serving in both foreign and domestic postings. He is now providing superior service to different levels of law enforcement, Fortune 500 companies, and the legal community, and has assisted in many complex cyber-forensics and hacking response investigations around the world. Kevin is respected and sought after for his expertise in Information Technology investigations, and he has been qualified as an expert witness on numerous occasions at virtually all levels of the judicial process. He also gives training and lectures to industry and law enforcement around the world. Mr. Ripa has authored numerous articles in circulation, as well as specific chapters in manuals, books, and training texts on the subjects of Computer Security and Forensics.